Navigation Links
2010 Lasker Awards Honor Trailblazers in Medical Research and Clinical Care
Date:9/20/2010

ly the power of molecular medicine to the treatment of their patients.

Weatherall began exploring thalassemia in the 1950s and by the 1970s had unraveled the biochemical underpinnings of the disease and provided one of the first descriptions of gene deletion causing a human disease. Applying his findings to the treatment of patients, he developed diagnostic tests and therapies for thalassemic children and established a robust network of clinical and research collaborations with workers in developing countries to manage and study the disease. In 1989, Weatherall established Oxford University's Institute of Molecular Medicine, which was renamed in his honor upon his retirement in 2000.

Additional information:

The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation fosters the prevention and treatment of disease and disabilities by honoring excellence in basic and clinical science, by educating the public, and by advocating for support of medical research. Founded in 1942, the Lasker Foundation presents the prestigious Lasker Awards, which recognize the world's leaders in basic and clinical medical research, and individuals with outstanding public service. For much of the 20th Century, the Foundation was led by Mary Lasker, who was America's most prominent citizen-activist for public investment in medical research. She is widely credited with motivating the White House and the Congress to greatly expand federal funding for medical research, particularly through the National Institutes of Health.

About the Lasker Awards:  The Lasker Awards are among the most respected science prizes in the world.  Recipients of the Lasker Medical Research Awards are selected by a distinguished international jury chaired by Joseph L. Goldstein, recipient of the 1985 Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research and the Nobel Prize in Medicine.  Lasker Laureates receive a citation highlighting their achievements and an inscribed statuette of the Win
'/>"/>

SOURCE The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related biology technology :

1. Talecris Biotherapeutics GmbH Awards Winners of the 7th Annual European ALTA Research Fellowship at 2010 ERS Meeting
2. Octapharma Grants Program Awards First Research Grant to Rush University Medical Center
3. NeoStem Named Best Stem Cell Company in The New Economys 2010 Biotech Awards
4. Twelve Women Scientists Announced as Winners of Elsevier Foundation TWOWS Awards
5. 2010 Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards Announced
6. Medical Writer Rita Buckley Wins Awards for Excellence in Medical Communication
7. Knome Announces KnomeDISCOVERY Research Awards Program
8. Siemens/Talecris Win Best Partnership in the Outsourcing Excellence Awards
9. BIO-IT World Announces the Winners of its 2010 Best Practices Awards Program
10. Another Top 10 Pharmaceutical Company Awards Cardiac Safety Study to iCardiac
11. 3 Tufts engineering faculty earn prestigious national awards for promising research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/17/2014)... 2014  PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI ... Ernst & Young LLP ("EY") that it was resigning effective ... delivered to the Company on September 15, 2014 and reported ... PDL has issued the following statement in response ... of inquiries on the reason for the resignation of EY.  ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... -- The global consumption of squalene / squalane is expected ... skin-identical chemical that finds applications in various end user industries ... in other applications like high grade lubrication, and fiber coating ... players and is regionally segregated. Sophim ( France ... ( Japan ), SeaDragon Marine Oils Ltd. ( ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. , Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... and presentation topics that will be featured at the ... Hamner Conference Center on December 3 and 4, 2014. ... managers are invited to hear the following: ... PhD UC San Diego Skaggs School of ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Shimadzu Scientific Instruments introduces ... which offers a powerful separation method for ... provides a new level of knowledge and ... to scientists analyzing pharmaceutical impurities, proteins, lipids, ... Comprehensive 2D-LC combines two independent separation modes ...
Breaking Biology Technology:PDL BioPharma Issues Statement on Resignation of Ernst and Young as Corporate Auditors 2PDL BioPharma Issues Statement on Resignation of Ernst and Young as Corporate Auditors 3Squalene Market by Source (Animal & Vegetable) & by End-user Industry (Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals & Food Industry) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019 2Squalene Market by Source (Animal & Vegetable) & by End-user Industry (Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals & Food Industry) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019 3In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 2In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 3In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 4In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 5In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 6In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 7Shimadzu’s New Nexera-e Two Dimensional Comprehensive Liquid Chromatograph Empowers Laboratories to Separate Even the Most Complex Mixtures 2
... NEW YORK, Sept. 25 Bion Environmental Technologies,Inc. (OTC ... its patent application entitled, "Low Oxygen Organic Waste,Bioconversion System" ... and given a Standard Patent number of 2002227224. The,official ... the patent will be,in force until an expiration date ...
... for Neptune Technologies ... in FUNCTIONAL FOOD market-- ... ("Neptune") (NASDAQ.NEPT - TSX.V.NTB) reported today,that it entered a worldwide ... with Weider Global Nutrition for the distribution,of dietary supplements and ...
... Osteotech, Inc.,(Nasdaq: OSTE ), a leader in ... today the appointment of Cato T.,Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D. to ... Directors effective September 24, 2008 and will serve on ... of Directors., Kenneth P. Fallon, III, Chairman of ...
Cached Biology Technology:Bion Announces Approval of New Australian Patent for Low Oxygen Organic Waste Bioconversion for Livestock Waste Environmental Treatment 2Neptune Technologies and Marine Life Sciences enter worldwide distribution alliance with Weider Global Nutrition 2Neptune Technologies and Marine Life Sciences enter worldwide distribution alliance with Weider Global Nutrition 3Neptune Technologies and Marine Life Sciences enter worldwide distribution alliance with Weider Global Nutrition 4Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D. to Join Osteotech Board of Directors 2
(Date:9/18/2014)... racial and ethnic groups describe losing eyesight as ... life, more so than other conditions including: loss ... African-Americans, 49% of non-Hispanic whites, 43% of Asians ... or ailment is the worst that could happen ... by AIDS/HIV. Hispanics and Asians ranked cancer ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... algal forests in the eastern Mediterranean Sea pose a ... distribution continues to expand as the climate warms, a ... of researchers led by Dr Adriana Vergs of UNSW ... for Advanced Studies in Spain, is published in the ... surveyed more than 1000 kilometres of coastline in Turkey ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... that when people are too stressed they are often ... Brain Mind Institute (BMI) at EPFL have just highlighted ... chronic stress and the loss of social skills and ... a synaptic regulatory molecule in the brain. This was ... . , Carmen Sandi,s team went to look ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Americans rate losing eyesight as having greatest impact on their lives 2Americans rate losing eyesight as having greatest impact on their lives 3Tropical fish a threat to Mediterranean Sea ecosystems 2How stress tears us apart 2
... Antonio Medical mycologists in The South Texas Center ... Biology at The University of Texas at San Antonio ... Valley Fever, a respiratory infection of humans, commonly called ... fungus. For the first time, the researchers ...
... is based on detecting short, repetitive DNA segments in ... such characteristic repeats. "With this method we are able ... genetic relationships. Furthermore, we can show how new pathogenic ... The results have now been published in the current ...
... New Orleans residents were told to evacuate days before the ... real extent of the devastation. Now researchers from ... reliable way to help predict the intensity of the next ... States. Their model, which analyzes cell phone signals, adds a ...
Cached Biology News:UTSA infectious disease researchers advancing vaccine against Valley fever 2The tiny difference in the genes of bacteria 2Hurricane Katrina: Phone home 2
... DIGIVIEW line of digital x-ray detectors from ... device complete with 12 to 16 bit ... of a photodiode array sensor with pixel ... are available in low x-ray energies (10-50 ...
The Odyssey Infrared Imaging System is a complete family of products that includes the Odyssey Imager, IRDye labeling reagents and Odyssey software for scan control and data analysis....
... System from KUBTEC is a dual capability system ... dimensional representation of the specimen under test. While ... X-ray images, the micro focus source also allows ... in standard 2D images. The 50 mm x ...
... the condition in which a lack of ... the various antioxidants. Oxidative stress appears ... several diseases, including artherosclerosis, chronic inflammatory diseases, ... antioxidant systems that are very important for ...
Biology Products: